Letters, 1848, 1857.


Letters, 1848, 1857.

Letter by John Charles Frémont to Kit Carson (WA MSS S-110) asks for his help in writing a report on their 1845-47 expeditions in the West. The letter to W. H. Aspinwall (WA MSS S-111) asks him to purchase a boat and send it to San Francisco.

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Frémont, John Charles, 1813-1890

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John Charles Frémont (January 21, 1813 – July 13, 1890) was an American explorer, military officer, and politician. He was a US Senator from California, and in 1856 was the first Republican nominee for President of the United States. A native of Georgia, Frémont acquired male protectors after his father's death, and became proficient in mathematics, science, and surveying. During the 1840s, he led five expeditions into the Western United States and became known as "The Pathfinder". During the...

Carson, Kit, 1809-1868

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Carson, a legendary figure in the history of the American West, was a various times a trader, trapper, military scout, Indian agent, and interpreter. From the description of Kit Carson papers, 1847-1923. (Santa Fe Public Library). WorldCat record id: 37653498 Trapper, guide, Indian agent, and army officer. From the description of Kit Carson papers, 1842-1869. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79453501 Kit Carson, a legendary figure in the history of the Ame...

Aspinwall, William Henry, 1807-1875

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Aspinwall was a railroad tycoon who had a near monopoly of trade between New York City and San Francisco before the completion of the transcontinental line. Pierrepont was a friend of President Lincoln and later Grant's Attorney General. From the description of Letter, 1864 April 30 : New York, N.Y., to [Judge Edwards Pierrepont]. (Balch Institute for Ethnic Studies Library). WorldCat record id: 19852718 ...